“be better”

Every year our friends here in Konomala have a New Years celebration of sorts. For the most part it just serves as an excuse to get together, eat some food, and have a good time as a family. But as is the case with most gatherings, it’s too good of an opportunity for the leaders … More “be better”

Happy Christmas

Hey, friends!  As everyone here in Konomala would say, “Happy Christmas!” We hope you all had a good thanksgiving and are enjoying the Christmas season! If you’re living in a white Christmas, take a moment and enjoy it really hard for us. If you’re living in some other colored Christmas, don’t be sad, we’re all in … More Happy Christmas

a patient work

Let’s be honest. All too often we expect God to work within our time frames and within our step by step expectations. Then we feel frustrated when things don’t go the way we expect in our own lives or in the lives of people around us. We get so easily distracted by doing things for … More a patient work

on your mark, get set

an in-between time It’s hard to believe that we can say this, but we have finished all the tasks, analysis, and reports that were on the have-to-do list. In the big picture this whole language thing went pretty quick, but the days sure were long. Thousands of hours after we started, we can fluently speak … More on your mark, get set